Since 1979, PPPC has sought to recognize the best of the best in promotional products and promotions with our annual Image Awards competition.

The PPPC Image Awards was created to recognize our members for their creative and effective use of promotional products in marketing promotions and for different decorating techniques. Since its inauguration, thousands of Image Award trophies have been awarded to hundreds of deserving members who have participated in the annual competition.

The 40th annual PPPC Image Awards Ceremony will take place on September 16, 2020, at the International Centre in Mississauga, Ontario. As the most prestigious and sought-after award in the Canadian promotional products industry, don’t miss out on your chance to take one home by entering your submission before May 4, 2020.

Whether it will be your first time submitting an entry, or you’re a long-time enthusiast of the Image Awards, the entry process is easier than ever this year. With the help of a taskforce of industry experts, PPPC has created a new online platform for submitting entries; there will be no more fiddling with paper applications and mailing boxes to the head office. Now, you simply need to answer the familiar qualifying questions, upload your client attestation and upload photo(s) of your promotion. Please note that the decorating categories will still be judged in-person and will require mailed product entries.

PPPC is confident that our new platform will lead not only to more entries, but more quality entries than ever before. We encourage companies of all sizes and areas of expertise to submit entries in order to ensure that the best of the best marketing promotions and decorating techniques are recognized in September. Winning a PPPC Image Award will set you and your work apart from other individuals. It is also a great way to promote your brand to other industry professionals and an excellent marketing tool to use with your clients. With 12 distributor categories and 10 supplier categories, there are many categories to choose from when deciding which best fits your campaign. Visit our website ( to see which Image Award category best suits your company’s promotions for 2019. Gold, silver and bronze Image Award trophies are awarded to the entries that stand out and meet the scoring criteria. 

I wish you the best of luck with submitting your Image Awards entry and hope to see you at the ceremony in September to recognize the best and brightest of our industry.  


Jonathan Strauss is president and CEO of the Promotional Product Professionals of Canada (PPPC).